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Rio Grande Hot Pepper Seeds

Rio Grande Hot Pepper Seeds

SKU: Seeds-RioGrandeHot-10

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Another variety coming from New Mexico State University, the Rio Grande Hot Pepper makes for easy growing and contains a pleasant, mildly hot taste useful in a variety of dishes.

Enjoy growing these plants in your garden or container, as they reach up to around 2 ft. in height. Watch these peppers turn from a bright green to a yellow, and finally to an orange-red when they hit maturity. The lengths of these conical pods may vary from 4” long up to 6” long, depending on when you harvest them.

The Rio Grande pepper has a mildly hot flavor that adds the right amount of heat to your cooking. Dry these peppers up into a tasty powder or into pepper flakes that you can sprinkle on your food. You can also chop them up and use in salads or salsas or pickle them and save them for later. The uses are endless with Rio Grande Hot Peppers!

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  • Heat Level:
  • Plant Size: 2 ft.
  • Pod Size: 4 in.
  • Days to Harvest: 80 - 89 days
  • Origin: USA
  • Species: Annuum
  • SHU: 1,000-5,000

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